The Komets announced Friday that they have acquired the rights to defenseman Trey Phillips from the Jacksonville Icemen in exchange for forward Garrett Ladd and defenseman Chris Rygus.
Phillips, 25, made his pro debut at the start of the season with Jacksonville skating 20 games and scoring four assists. The Okotoks, Alberta native completed a four-year juniors stint with Canmore in the AJHL in 2013-14 leading the Eagles with 25 goals and 65 points in 58 games. Phillips was named to the AJHL North All-Star Team, received the AJHL Most Outstanding Defenseman award and captured the AJHL Most Valuable Player award in his final year of juniors.Ladd started the season with Fort Wayne and registered three goals and six points in 15 games.
Rygus was added to the Komet roster Oct. 17 and potted a goal and two points in his regular season pro debut.
The Komets skate another three games in three nights this weekend starting Friday when Wichita comes to town for an 8pm faceoff. Saturday the Komets host Toledo at 7:30pm before traveling to Wheeling Sunday for a return engagement at 3:05pm after a 5-4 victory at the WesBanco Arena last Friday.Family Four Pack, 4 for $59 Night Friday-- Fans can take advantage of a 4-for-$59 offer at Friday's home game courtesy of Midwest America Federal Credit Union. Get four tickets, four hot dogs, four soft drinks, four chips for only $59 when purchasing the Family Four Pack at the Memorial Coliseum Ticket Office.
Kids Seat Free Night Saturday-- Once again this season the Komets will feature Kids Seat Free Nights. A Kids Seat Free Night is scheduled for this Saturday when the Walleye visit courtesy Aunt Millie's, Lutheran Health Network and the Komets. Any child under the age of 12 can see the game for free with a full-priced adult ticket purchase.
Komet Hockey Tickets-- Single game tickets for all Komet regular season home games are on sale at the Coliseum Ticket Office. Enjoy several discount plans designed especially for your next group, or check out Komets Flex Tickets for great gift giving and more. For more information visit Komets.com, call 260-483-0011 or see details here.